Hike Billy Goat Trail Section B

Maryland Billy Goat Trail Section B

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Wildflowers, lush woods, and Potomac River views make for an unforgettable hike. 

Park in the lot on MacArthur Blvd. (see map) to access the trailhead. Trail is well-defined but little-traveled. You may want to bring a field guide for identifying wildflowers and the critters of the region. 

Photos: brown pau, Fritz Flohr Reynolds, Alice Crain

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Snack
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Layers
  • Camera
  • Field Guide
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Activities:

Running, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

2.7 Miles

Elev. Gain:

68 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall

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9 months ago

Less Crowds

While not as grand and less exciting of a hike than section A, this hike does offer some pretty spectacular views of the river, some neat rocks to scramble, and has significantly less crowds than the more popular section A.

9 months ago

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